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02-01-2012, 01:58 PM
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Originally Posted by ECWHSWI View Post
Huh, nope, no superstar... but at this point, we wont make the PO so might as well give him some ice time on D... who knows, he may end up solid enough to be our 4th D or something... if not, well 10 minutes a night as a 6th D + PP... it's not like other 6th D in the league dont have huge flaws themselves anyway...


true, but he wont learn that by playing on the 4th line, ice time ON D, has to be given...
One more chance for Weber. Why not at this point?

In all seriousness, do you really think that Weber has "not had his chance". When will it be enough? When he has gone through his 6th coach (already on his 4th now) who does not have the confidence to make him a "every game" player? When he is 28 years old? What excuse will be thrown around when he is not a full time D on the Habs by that point?

I agree, if the Habs are not making the playoffs, it is time to see where all the young guys are at. Play them, evaluate where they are at, make a decision. Either build with them, or use them to make your team better somehow else.

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